Theory and Practice of Dental Hygiene I (DHG 100)

A course designed to introduce the dental hygiene student to the profession of dental hygiene, theories and rationales for basic dental hygiene care procedures and prevention of disease, ethical principles, infection control, risk factors for oral disease and treatment planning. Practical application of fundamental concepts and skills are applied in the clinical setting on student partners with emphasis on workplace safety, hazards management, ergonomics, assessment and instrumentation. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
MAT 080 - Fundamentals of Mathematics, or MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra, or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic with a minimum grade of C


The following courses must be taken along side this course
DHG 111 - Dental Anatomy. May be taken prior or during course.
DHG 155 - Dental Radiology. May be taken prior or during course.
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